Barbara passed away peacefully on April 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was deeply devoted to her faith, family, and friends. She will be missed dearly by all. Her passions involved spending time gardening along with working on her many arts and crafts projects. She was a wonderful mother, homemaker, and hard worker as she spent 40 years working alongside her husband at McPeake Carpet Co.
She was born August 20, 1935 to Lawrence and Allegra Merrill, both deceased. Preceding her in death were her beloved brothers Leon Merrill, Donald Merrill, Howard Merrill, and James Merrill. Beloved sisters Patty Howell, Betty Gaither and Mary Darlene Merrill. Surviving siblings Ronald Merrill, Keith Merrill, and Joyce Merrill. Also deceased is her daughter Debra Lough.
She is survived by her husband Harold McPeake, daughter Tammy (Dennis) Ells, sons Mark (Rhonda) McPeake, Harold McPeake Jr., and Kevin McPeake. Also, she is survived by her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Saturday, April 13 at Mounts Runn Baptist Church. The times will be from 4-6 pm with a service at 6 pm.
Published on April 11, 2019